Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

deep scattering layer

noun, Oceanography.
1.
a zone of biological origin within the ocean, at a depth of 900–1200 feet (270–360 meters), which scatters sounding echoes.
Also called scattering layer.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
deep scattering layer in Science
deep scattering layer
  (dēp)   
See scattering layer.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for deep scattering layer

Word Value for deep

7
8
Scrabble Words With Friends